Wistaston

Wistaston pupils design and make flower posies for Mother’s Day

Wistaston pupils design and make flower posies for Mother’s Day

These Youngsters in Wistaston made sure their mums were spoilt on Mother’s Day, by designing them posies. The Year 2 children at Wistaston Church Lane School rose to the challenge when they were asked to design and make a special gift for their mothers.

March 10, 2013 0 comments News, Schools & Colleges, Wistaston
Willaston councillors call for village switch to Nantwich LAP

Willaston councillors call for village switch to Nantwich LAP

Willaston councillors are calling for the village to be switched into the Nantwich Local Area Partnership from Crewe. They say the village has a stronger connection to Nantwich, says Willaston Parish Council.

Villagers issue “gaping pothole” warning on busy Wistaston road

Villagers issue “gaping pothole” warning on busy Wistaston road

Residents in Wistaston are warning motorists about a large and dangerous pothole on a busy route through the village. These pictures show how the long gaping hole is affecting vehicles along Broughton Lane, towards Church Lane and Joey the Swan.

February 18, 2013 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, Wistaston
Wistaston pupils celebrate Chinese New Year in style

Wistaston pupils celebrate Chinese New Year in style

Wistaston youngsters celebrated Chinese New Year in style when they dressed up and made a huge dragon. The pupils of Wistaston Church Lane Primary School also made their own Chinese decorations and enjoyed a Chinese banquet.

February 15, 2013 0 comments Latest, Schools & Colleges, Wistaston
Wistaston Parish Council stages packed annual civic service

Wistaston Parish Council stages packed annual civic service

By Jonathan White Villagers packed into St Mary’s Church in Wistaston for its annual civic service. The event was organised by Wistaston Parish Council, and guests included Mayor and Mayoress of Cheshire East, Cllr George Walton and wife Veronica.

Nantwich Litter Group nominated in The Cat Community Awards

Nantwich Litter Group nominated in The Cat Community Awards

Nantwich Litter Group volunteers have been nominated in The Cat’s “Achievement of the Year” Community Awards 2013. It’s a worthy nomination for a group who regularly hold litter picks to clean the town’s streets.

Heavy snow causes problems for Nantwich schools and roads

Heavy snow causes problems for Nantwich schools and roads

Heavy snow is causing disruption and chaos across South Cheshire. Dozens of schools have closed or are closing early and many minor roads are barely passable.

Car thieves target nine unlocked vehicles in Wistaston

Car thieves target nine unlocked vehicles in Wistaston

Car crooks have targeted nine unlocked vehicles in Wistaston in the past few weeks, police said. And motorists are being warned to lock their vehicles as thefts from unlocked cars continue to rise.

January 16, 2013 0 comments Crime, Latest, Wistaston
Nantwich bus users launch Facebook group to fight service cuts

Nantwich bus users launch Facebook group to fight service cuts

Angry bus passengers from Nantwich have set up a Facebook group to fight cuts to local services from the town. Many have hit out after key journeys like the number 44 from Nantwich to Shavington and Crewe before 9am were axed.

Man dies after being found stabbed in Wistaston Road, Crewe

Man dies after being found stabbed in Wistaston Road, Crewe

A man found with stab wounds after an incident on Wistaston Road in Crewe, has died. Police cordoned off the busy street after reports of a stabbing incident, and found a 26-year-old with serious wounds.

January 5, 2013 0 comments Crime, Incident, Latest, Wistaston
Crewe and Nantwich residents bring Christmas lights street joy

Crewe and Nantwich residents bring Christmas lights street joy

Residents across South Cheshire have been lighting up the area with amazing Christmas lights displays. Nantwichnews contributor Jonathan White took these photos of properties where owners have gone the extra mile to bring festive cheer to their street.

December 26, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, Wistaston
More Nantwich youngsters join library after summer reading challenge

More Nantwich youngsters join library after summer reading challenge

Scores more Nantwich youngsters have taken out library membership in the town thanks to the Summer Reading Challenge. Almost 200 more children across Cheshire East now have library membership compared to last year.

Nantwich primary schools celebrate Sportshall Athletics success

Nantwich primary schools celebrate Sportshall Athletics success

Nantwich primary schools are celebrating sporting success after winning through to the final of the Sportshall Athletics Competition. Teams of year 5 and 6 pupils from Crewe and Nantwich schools battled it out in a series of heats.